Get on board the Matcha Train

I love and enjoy coffee, but sometimes I want to change my routine. In these cases, I reach for matcha. What is Matcha? Wikipedia defines matcha as a “finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea leaves. It is special in two aspects of farming and processing: the green tea plants are shade-grown… Continue reading Get on board the Matcha Train

Rise & Grind

With each new day comes new possibilities – and new cups of coffee. I am a coffee lover. I like the latte art, I cannot lie. I like to visit a cozy coffee shop to smell the coffee beans, listen to the sound of beans grinding, watch people come to buy coffee and then go… Continue reading Rise & Grind

It’s the little moments that make life BIG

Chicago: City of Murals Often, it’s the little moments that make life BIG – so open your eyes. As you know, I am a Floridian. I came from the Sunshine State, then moved to Chicago to start a new adventure. People often are asked about their most interesting places to enjoy in their spare time.… Continue reading It’s the little moments that make life BIG

NEVER STOP EXPLORING

Stephy’s secret spot in Chicago, IL Today I want to open my heart and share my secret spot with you. Sharing this secret spot is how I want to start my new blog. If you are in Chicago, or if you travel to Chicago, or if you want to see or photograph this city’s breathtaking… Continue reading NEVER STOP EXPLORING